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Scottsboro Travel Guide

A place where mountains and lakes merge, Scottsboro is a beautiful city also known as the Barbecue Capital of Alabama. There are plenty of things to do in Scottsboro, with a historic downtown plus lakes and mountains to explore.

Things to Do in Scottsboro

Head down to the lake for great fishing, boating and swimming. You can take a fishing tour and get some help catching the best bass. Also be sure to explore the Sauta Cave National Wildlife Refuge, a 264-acre area with an awesome bat cave. Afterward, finish a busy day with some typical Scottsboro barbecue in one of the great restaurants in town.

If you consider yourself a history buff, visit the Scottsboro-Jackson Heritage Center to see what the town was like in its booming days. Alternatively, anyone familiar with the Scottsboro Boys tragedy will want to take some time in the Scottsboro Boys Museum & Cultural Center that has dedicated resources to educating visitors about the trial and details of this miscarriage of justice.

Best Time to Visit Scottsboro

Early May to late June is a lovely time of year in Scottsboro, with pleasant weather and fewer crowds.

Price and Availability Index in Scottsboro

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Scottsboro is in July, while the cheapest month is in February. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Scottsboro is in the high season in July. Scottsboro has its low season in January, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.

The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Scottsboro tends to be Tuesday, while the most expensive day tends to be Friday. Vacation homes in Scottsboro tend to be busiest on Fridays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The weather in Scottsboro

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Scottsboro. The warmest months in Scottsboro are June and May, when temperatures reach 93 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 10 ˚F. The wettest month in Scottsboro is July with 6.31 inches of rain, while the driest month is November with 1.04 inches of rain.

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